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NBC
Jul 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
. an arrest at the preakness is at the center of the dispute between a man and the baltimore city police department. a woman was arrested for allegedly assaulting somebody at a ticket counter and punching an officer. a witness said he recorded the arrest on his cell phone. police seized the phone, erasing his version of the incident. >> citizens have a right to -- as long as they are not interfering with the work of the police department, they have a right to record officers when they are doing their jobs out there in public to help keep the police accountable. >> baltimore city police say this is no longer an issue. last year they released new rules saying recorders must be allowed. nadia ramdass, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. the orioles could not finish off a sweep of the indians last night. fans cannot be happier with the season so far. football fans are cheering the ravens return to training camp today. joe flacco and rookies will start practice sessions at the under armour performance center in owings mills this afternoon. veterans will join them. the rest of the team is expected
NBC
Jul 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> this is a slap in the face to every man and woman in the baltimore city fire department. how can you possibly accept a raise when you've told your members there are no raises? there is no money in the city of baltimore to give a raise. how can you yourself as chief of the fire department accept a raise? >> the mayor credits the chief by saving the city money by reducing overtime. >> a 13th police officer is heading to prison for his role in a kickback scheme. a judge sentenced jaime lugo to wo years of prison. he faces sentencing in federal court next month. >> a composite sketch has been released hoping to find -- detectives say this man shot a victim in the leg on east lombard street. this happened the night of june 30. anyone with information should call baltimore city police. a body was found in the park heights neighborhood over the weekend. he was shot and stabbed near spaulding avenue. no word as to a suspect or a possible motive. >> there will be a planning meeting this evening. the planning department wants to ales. out liquor s violent crimes tends to cluster around liquor stores. t
NBC
Jul 17, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> when asked about the upcoming baltimore grand prix, the mayor is confident the city will be able to handle the event. you can buy your tickets for the grand prix of baltimore. the new race operators announced ticket sales and introduced new ticket sponsors. andretti sports step into ever see the race. >> a local lawmaker is taking steps to shake things up. councilman bill henry introduced four bills which include charter amendments which would shrink the number of votes needed to overturn a mayoral veto and allow the council to get money to the budget if they do not approve the spending plan. >> baltimore city has a strong system of government. sometimes the council cannot do what people think the council should be able to do. retail sales are down for a third straight month as the economy seems to be slipping. brian mooar tries to answer that in the report from washington. >> >> an economic pulse check. lawmakers are quizzing ben bernanke as they get ready for an epic showdown. >> they're ready to go out on the fiscal cliff if they do not get their way. >> i will continue this d
NBC
Jul 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
in the city, fire department activity. continued closures along light street between baltimore and lombard. those delays are expected again today. mount royal is closed from north avenue to charles street. here's a quick live look at traffic. 95 from route 24 in harford county. so far so good. this is 295, outbound traffic building down towards 32 as you make your closer to the capital beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. another day with the extreme heat. 103 yesterday at the inner harbor. even more humid today. 80 this morning at the airport. 85 at the inner harbor. the record today is 102. highs will get out into the upper 90's. people to stay cautious today in the extreme heat. drink plenty of water and stay in the shade. now let's head to sports. >> you're on. >> thank you. i cannot escape being caught on camera. he calls himself the youngest escape artist. he did not necessarily win over the judge's last night. uck.ish him good loc >> the opening ceremonies for the olympics begin next week. stx has signed not to create a limited edition hockey stick. you can
NBC
Jul 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> and a couple of days, baltimore's city's top cop will be stepping down. and -- baltimore city's top couple of stepping down. >> is the commissioner announced in may that he is retiring after more than 30 years on the force. the last five, as you mentioned, as police commissioner. he is leaving behind a big shoes to fill. he got a problem with a baltimore sendoff. he threw out the first pitch at the orioles game. he says he will miss his job when he retires wednesday, but looking forward to what he will do next. >> something fun and far-less stressful. maybe my hair will grow back. i'm looking forward to it and i am anxious to get started. >> his career includes more than 30 years on the baltimore police force, the last five as commissioner. there's been a 45% drop in overall gun crime and the fewest number of homicides in 35 years. he attributes a lot of it to the change in culture. at the grass-roots activism. during his tenure, he became known as his passionate language for addressing crime in the city. >> i will not miss the opportunity to talk about bad guys with guns. for me, that has
NBC
Jul 23, 2012 6:00am EDT
. here is sarah. ." >> good morning. we have closures in the city on light street between baltimore and lombard. we check air speed sensor on 95, at 62 miles per hour -- we check our speed sensor. it will take you 10 minutes to travel south on 95 from the beltway down towards 32. here's a quick live look at traffic. an update on greenspring, very light volume on the inner loop towards the j.f.x. no problems to report on the j.f.x. into town. we are tracking a smooth ride down towards the beltway on 795. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the suspected gunman in the theater shooting in colorado will make his first court appearance today. >> president obama was among those offering words of comfort. >> hallie jackson is live in our washington bureau. >> the president focused on the victims. he remembered their lives and their stories. ♪ balloons floated skyward at a vigil to remember 12 people killed in colorado. >> veronica sullivan. >> we will remember. >> the youngest, a little girl just 6 years old. some carried white roses. >> ♪ i once was lost >> family members of th
NBC
Jul 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
on traffic pulse 11. >> new this morning, baltimore city firefighters injured while battling a blaze. a fire crews arrived on the scene. there were battling the blaze when the ceiling collapsed, sending one firefighter through the roof. there is no word on his condition. one of those companies call to put out that fire was struck co. 15. a victim of city budget cuts. >> good morning. >> closures were supposed to take in fact june 30. there were extended until today because of the heat wave. that one on montfort avenue is expected to close today. the company is set to close october 1. the issue of closing these companies was hotly debated among city council. the plan ends the daily rotating closures. the union members argue that shutting companies down permanently would be dangerous for residents and firefighters. it is simply a reallocation of resources and not have a negative impact on response time. >> we have to identify where in the city can cover it. we have to identify a company and stick it out of the system. >> we need to have every resource available to us to protect them. we take a
NBC
Jul 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
throughout the day. the heat wave so far this week has claimed the lives of five people in baltimore city. emergency room visits are soaring. there have been eight heat- related deaths in maryland this week. ice and bottled water has been passed out to people without power. one man has suffered back-to- back heat strokes since the storm knocked out his power. he and his wife continue to sleep at home with the windows closed for safety reasons. >> it has been miserable. that is the truth. >> we are just try to cope with it. we bought portable fans, but it wasn't nothing but the little tiny ones. my grandson, he got sick and we had to rush him to the emergency room last night because he's an asthmatic. >> city -- health officials tell us the heat is a silent killer, as bessie those who deal with asthma. it is important to stay vigilant before and after this heat wave. nadia ramdass, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. many are still without power after last friday's storms. b.g.e. crews have been working around-the-clock to restore power. most of the outages remain in baltimore county. officials
NBC
Jul 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> baltimore city police will be stepping up security to make sure this year's fourth of july celebrations at the harbor will be safe for the last year. last year's festivities were marred by a fatal stabbing of a tourist and a non-fatal shooting of a two-year old boy. officers spent most of the day setting up fencing to control foot traffic along the harbor. >> the cops are going to be as professional as they always are. they will be deployed. we have intelligent men and women who are going to monitor the event, and we are set. >> officials say a mobile police deployment will help contain any rouse the crowd before things get out of hand what video surveillance of the entire harbor will be supervised at a mobile command center. the 800 recently laid off employees at the fair rouse. steel mill is getting much needed assistance -- due to senators, grant aid has been allocated to fund training and job assistance programs for the laid-off workers. also working for the health care tax benefits for laid-off employees. >> 76 degrees on tv hill. >> it is the last thing firefighters on the west co
NBC
Jul 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
baltimore city down to ocean city and along the 95 corridor. it will feel like the low 100's. we also have to worry about some thunderstorms. they could be on the strong side. from the seat down towards ocean city. -- from d c down towards ocean city. 96 for the afternoon high temperature. showers and storms are possible this afternoon. pretty hot in ocean city. a chance of a storm into the afternoon. temperatures dropped out into the 80's by sunday. we drop to the 80's by sunday in baltimore. fairly humid tomorrow. that is the latest on the weather. >> good morning. not bad on this friday morning. we start at aviation boulevard, have an accident to avoid. frederick road is shut down because of some of downed wires. 70 is a much better bet. park heights is closed because of police activity. closures on monument street. orleans is your alternate. here's a quick live look at traffic. 95 at the fort mchenry looking pretty good. not a lot at the toll plazas in terms of delays. northbound traffic up towards the construction zone at the steel bridge and looking good towards the still bridge and
NBC
Jul 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
actually lived in baltimore city. the last class of trainees, fewer than 20% were city residents. the department is impressive to try to get candidates from its own backyard. >> we want people that live here in the city, who understand the city and who are from the neighborhoods in the city and understands the problems in the neighborhoods. >> officials say new efforts are underway to tender qualify city residents as candidates. a sergeant is killed while serving in afghanistan. he was killed during an insurgent attack while on patrol. he graduated in 1999 from high school. he will be awarded the bronze star and the purple heart among other honors. he was 31 years old. >> maryland state leaders are expected to gather for a meeting that could make or break the future of expanded gambling in the state. the meeting is scuttled for 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. they will determine if there is enough support for the governor to call a special session on expanded gambling. there is a test. conducting a large-scale dye test as part of an effort to improve baltimore's water quality. the dye
NBC
Jul 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
anne arundel county will get its money and baltimore city will get its money. >> the city delegation will meet in a week. the governor is expected to sign in the next few days. >> we have learned that authorities discovered half a dozen marijuana plants at the scene of last month's brush fire. [unintelligible] resources officials say there was evidence that the fire scene. they have made no arrests. it is unclear if the fire -- if the evacuations were related to the pot operation. we know more about the night george zimmerman shot trayvon martin. he is facing a murder charge. he spoke publicly last night in an interview on fox news channel. >> his message was clear and direct. in an interview on stocks news -- fox news, george zimmerman discussed the night he shot and killed trib and martin. -- trayvon martin. >> started bashing my head into the concrete. at he broke my nose, i started yelling for help. >> he says he and martin l. reached for the gun -- a gun he fired one time, taking the teen- ager's life. there is nothing he would have done differently, he says. >> this was all got
NBC
Jul 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
baltimore city into anne arundel county. we covered this live last night at 5:00 p.m. police say they tried to stop 26-year-old darryl watson jr. for a seat belt violation. it started in the 1800 block of druid hill avenue yesterday evening, but he took off. that led police on a pursuit right to the edge of baltimore city, where they then called off their chase. sky team 11 followed the car on to i-97 -- i-95, then on to i-97, then on to route 100. the car eventually exited off telegraph road. it crashed into a vehicle after it crossed the center line. the suspect bailed out, started running off into the wooded area. officers with canine units did eventually catch up with him. they found him in a vacant house about half a mile away. >> very scary, because had i left work when i was supposed to, i could have been a part of that accident, which thank god, i stayed at work a little late. >> police say watson was not the owner that have vehicle he was driving n. violation of a parole warrant. no one was injured during the chase. >> we knew the storms were coming last night, but man, was that he
NBC
Jul 16, 2012 6:00am EDT
to replace a large part of a water main in southwest baltimore. three sections need to be replaced. officials flag the main with the potential for failure after crews discovered a rip. some residents in baltimore city and howard counties may notice a slight decrease in water pressure. people should conserve water as much as possible during the repairs. >> a double shooting in howard county. investigators say tuan minh pham went to the male and hair- care a spot in ellicott city and got into a fight with a man outside. ham chased the man inside and then took off. both victims are in critical condition. a police officer is on leave this morning after officials say he shot and killed an armed man in northwest baltimore. police say devonte bowman was outside a 7-eleven armed with a weapon. officers responded and devonte bowman took off running. one of the officers fired his gun, killing bowman. the officer involved is a six year veteran. police arrest three attempted murder suspects after shooting and killing a suspect while serving a search warrant in baltimore county. there was a police-involve
NBC
Jul 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
will get some hit and miss showers. let's look at the current conditions. it is dry in baltimore and around the city. the dew point is 70. we have a 30% chance for a shower or thunderstorm. not everybody will see the rain. 87 for a high temperature. i would take an umbrella just in case. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> good morning. a few problems to watch for. harford road, word of an accident. we're up to speak on most of the major roadways. some problems in the city. light street is closed between baltimore and lombard. monument is closed because of the sinkhole repair. we had a problem westbound 50 at the bay bridge, a disabled vehicle, and that has now cleared. 10 minutes to travel south on 95 down towards 32. we take a look near 83 at timonium road. running smoothly in both directions. those speech continue on to the j.f.x. into town -- those speeds continue on the j.f.x. into town. things a moving well at the bay bridge. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> day four of the london olympics could be a record- breaking day for michael ph
NBC
Jul 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> dozens of processors gathered outside about the super block project in west baltimore. the city board of estimates gave a thumbs-up to the proposal. a waiver would be followed by five years of incremental tax increases. the full city council still needs to approve that council. the dispute between the mayor and the comptroller continues. pratt contends that the mayor is circumventing the procurement process with the phones. >> they want a response to her. you don't have to vote no to a contract -- >> during the meeting, a motion for a new phone system contract with ibm was rejected. the door was left open for some further negotiations. >> take a look at this video. crews were called to cherry hill on wednesday evening. a mat caught fire and spread throughout the playground. penn state has an investigation into the jerry sandusky situation. we have the latest from state college, pennsylvania. >> as jerry sandusky sits in a jail, some await another verdict. >> our mandate is clear. >> penn state hired louis freeh in november to lead an independent investigation into the school's handli
NBC
Jul 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
preparing for baltimore restaurant week. this is an exciting event for the city of baltimore. we have been showing the dishes. what is the incentive for people to come out? >> restaurant week is a good time. you can eat your way through the baltimore neighborhoods. you can get a three course meal for $30.30. >> these are examples of the lunch menu. those would go for $15.12. some restaurants are offering five course meals. >> some restaurants go over and above what is asked of them. it might offer three courses for $20.12. some restaurants are offering four courses, but it varies. you can figure out what the best deals are. >> this is one of 95 restaurants participating. >> we had some great turnout and you confine all the restaurants on baltimorerestaurantweek.com. >> it would add up to more than $30. you can try something without breaking your wallet. >> this is a great weight to sample all the restaurants. thank you. restaurant week starting friday and going through the weekend. go out and sample some of the great food. yesterday was gorgeous. 87 degrees and no humidity. look what was g
NBC
Jul 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
. we had some storms last night. we have some strong thunderstorms in ocean city but nothing around baltimore. the rest of the morning should be quiet. a mixture of sun and clouds. turning less humidity. high temperature around 92. keith mills came up with a new complaint. he said, why don't have a snowplow going down my street yet? love that. >> thank you for blowing my cover. the london olympics less than a month away. in other local athlete will represent the united states. group in arnold at last when he finished second in the men's 1500 meters -- he grew up in arnold. phelps won his last race taking down tyler mcgill. michael won four races. he qualified and could go after eight gold medals in london. he said he and his coach will decide how many he swims. three orioles are headed to the all-star game. jason hammel could still be voted in for the final spot. the birds landed in seattle last night after the birds lost to the indians. matusz struggled. downhill from there. home run from shelley duncan. defense was sloppy. little offense. aaron cunningham with a home run. the orio
NBC
Jul 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
the city water supply. in march, they discovered the potential break in the line in southwest baltimore. using high-tech equipment like the pipe diver and the special optical cable, now the dpw has to replace three sections of the 54-inch main. because of that, citizens are being asked to conserve water. >> please refrain from outside watering, car washing, power washing, and pool topping until after sunset or during the early morning hours. please do not wash clothes or dishes or do non-essential indoor cleaning using water until late in the evenings or early morning. use clothes washers and dishwashers only with full loads. we're asking that you remember that short showers use less water than filling the tub for bathing. >> there is a chance there could be a temporary interruption of water service. conserving water will help reduce that chance. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. john leopold will stand trial. a judge has denied a request to dismiss the case. he's charged with misusing his security detail and to run personal errands. he is accused of using police to gather infor
NBC
Jul 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
think baltimore. >> alvar proteins are dry rub -- all of the are proteins are dry rub. smoked turkey breast. baby back ribs. you can put whenever sauce you want on it. >> this sauce is from kansas city. people come here and they want that good barbecue is they want back home. >> you can almost relive everything. we have a memphis belle sauce made with real molasses. >> this all looks amazing. >> this one is our baby back rib rub with brown sugar and a little bit of old bay. >> we will taste the food and talk about the sides that put the deal altogether. i we teasing you enough already -- are we teasing you enough? >> that is the breakfast of champions. . thankfood connoisseurs you thank you. 68 in rising sun. the dew points are going to start to go up. this front keeps bouncing back and forth. it will come back at us as a warm front. as it gets closer, the dew points will start to go up. the temperature will not change much from yesterday. it will feel more uncomfortable with the dew points. we have seen a few thunderstorms popping up south of us. all that activity will stay south of
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